Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Computing, Audio and Music Technology BSc (Hons) Computer Science
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Humanities and Performing Arts School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
Entry requirements

A levels

104 points. General studies accepted.

International Baccalaureate 

26 Points

Including Higher Level Music or a Technology related subject (e.g. Computer Science) at Grade 5. English and Mathematics accepted within as GCSE equivalent.

BTEC National Extended Diploma

DMM

BTEC National Diploma modules

If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Access to HE Diploma

Achievement of the Access to HE Diploma, with at least 33 credits at Merit and/or Distinction.

Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

English language requirements.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Applicants exceeding our entry requirements may be eligible for an offer under our Computing Excellence Scheme.

GCSE: English C/4 and mathematics grade B/5. If you have a grade C/4 in mathematics please contact admissions team.

A levels
: A typical offer is 112-120 points from minimum of 2 A levels in any subject. Excluding general studies. 

International Baccalaureate: 27-30 overall 

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma: DMM- DDM – related subjects: IT, Humanities, Engineering, Software Development, IT Practitioners, Business, Computing, Science (GCSE English C/4 and mathematics grade B/5. If you have a grade C/4 in mathematics please contact admissions team).

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information, we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All Access courses: 33 credits at merit and/or distinction and to include at least 12 level 3 credits in mathematics with merit. Including a minimum of GCSE English and Mathematics grade C/4. If mathematics not included please contact the admissions team at admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

Other qualifications will be considered individually; please contact us for information.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Note:
 we will accept students onto year 2 or year 4.  Please contact us for further information.